internal abbrev error! ?

Matt McCutchen matt at
Wed Jan 30 01:35:38 GMT 2008

On Sun, 2008-01-13 at 11:31 +0000, Max Lane wrote:
> I'm still getting the error with rsync-HEAD-20080113-0640GMT:
> sync: writefd_unbuffered failed to write 5 bytes [sender]: Broken pipe
> (32)
> [receiver] internal abbrev error! len=61 datum[0]=98 
> rsync: connection unexpectedly closed (52620 bytes received so far)
> [sender]
> rsync error: error in rsync protocol data stream (code 12) at
> io.c(600) [sender=3.0.0pre8]
> Note: I added rxa>datum_len and rxa->datum[0] to the abbrev error rprintf in case that helps.


If you are still getting this error with the current development rsync,
I suggest that you file a bug and provide a tar or something of the
minimal collection of files that reproduces the problem.


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